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John Sutter and a Wider West Kenneth N. Owens

John Sutter and a Wider West

Kenneth N. Owens

Published March 1st 1994
ISBN : 9780803235601
Hardcover
138 pages
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This volume begins with John Sutters own account of his life and the discovery of gold at his sawmill in 1848. Leading historians Howard R. Lamar, Albert L. Hurtado, Iris H. W. Engstrand, Richard W. White, and Patricia Nelson Limerick thenMoreThis volume begins with John Sutters own account of his life and the discovery of gold at his sawmill in 1848. Leading historians Howard R. Lamar, Albert L. Hurtado, Iris H. W. Engstrand, Richard W. White, and Patricia Nelson Limerick then demythologize Sutter while giving him a more secure place in western history.